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    July 9, 2011
    7:00 - 8:59am PDT  

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an overnight search for a gunman just wrapped up. why police were looking for the suspect. >> we're live in san francisco, where more than 2,000 bay area men and women just started out on a 40-mile walk. we'll tell you about the cause and the inspiration behind it. >> and we're cooling it down for your weekend. we have your numbers coming up. good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's
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saturday, july 9th. we are looking at a bit of a cooldown this weekend, especially compared to last weekend. let's check in with rosemary on what we can expect. hello, rosemary. >> yes, good morning to you! temperatures from five it 10 degrees cooler today than yesterday. that is for inland spots some hopefully that's a nice break for you. we're looking at this cooling trend that will begin today, and last through most of next week. the breeze will be picking up in the afternoon on the coast it could actually be jacket weather. it's going to be a little chilly out there this afternoon, highs ranging from about 60 degrees along the coast to mid-80s for our inland areas. so a nice warm-up for the valley locations. but not bad at all. we'll break it down for you off to a cooler start this morning. we have those numbers as well, coming up. an overnight police search for a suspected gunman in hayward is over. it started last night at the apartments on cypress. investigators say the gunman opened fire on a hayward officer around 10:00. no one was injured.
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the man immediately went into hiding somewhere in the complex. the standoff ended before 5 this morning. witnesses say the suspect was transported to the hospital and we are trying to get ahold of police now to get more on his injuries and current condition. some people who live in the complex had to stay outside during standoff. >> it is -- 11-month-old baby outside in the cold is not a good thing. >> several law enforcement agencies were brought in to help police in their search. now about a mile and a half away, a scuffle turned into a stabbing. that happened around 1 this morning at a park lot in a restaurant on b street. authorities rushed several people to the hospital with knife wounds. one person was stabbed severely in the abdomen and is unclear now what caused the fight or if it's gang-related. authorities have a suspect in custody who was also taken to the hospital. happening right now in the streets of san francisco, a walk for a cure. expect to see thousands of women and even some men in pink
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this weekend. it's all for the annual avon walk to raise awareness for breast cancer. ali rasmus is live in san francisco, where this weekend's event just kicked off. good morning, ali. >> reporter: good morning, mike. it's not just to raise awareness about breast cancer. the money raised by this two- day walk also helps pay for health care for women who can't afford the treatment. we saw about 2,000 people begin their 40-mile walk five minutes ago. the cause they were out here for, raise money, raise awareness for breast cancer. more than 2,000 people signed up and combined they raised more than $4 million for the cause. we watched as the participants of this walk started their morning with a warm-up. they're going to need it because they have 40 miles to walk from fort mason here in san francisco to madeira, where they'll spend the night at a
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campsite, before walking back here to san francisco. each of the 2,000 people walking here today raised $1800 each for breast cancer treatment and research. >> the majority of that money stays in northern california. so it's really nice for people to know that the money they worked so hard to raise is helping breast cancer centers and community organizations they know in their community. >> you're walking next to women three times survivors or going through chemo right now, and there are people along the way thanking you for doing what we're doing, and you just could not do it after seeing it. it's amazing. >> and just five minutes ago we watched as they wrapped up their morning warm-up and opening ceremonies. they were all in front of that stage there, a lot of energy here. now the participants are going to start walking towards the golden gate bridge they will go through sausalito and mill valley and if you happen to be driving through there this morning, in parts of north bay and see lots of people wearing
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pink, it's for the san francisco avon walk for breast cancer. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. by changes start this weekend for the police department. earlier this week the chief announced the department will split the city into two geographic areas, rather than them that's also the motorcycle unit will be disbanded so those officers can be put back on patrol. the moves should help the department more effectively use limited resources. budget cuts over the last few years have trimmed nearly 200 officers from the department. east palo alto will offer money for people who turn in their guns today that. buyback starts at 9 a.m. the guns must be unloaded and in the trunk a vehicle. they can be dropped off at the east palo alto government center on university avenue. $100 cash cards will be given out for the first 75 weapons turned in. police release these coaches of two men want in a sexual assault. they approached a 13-year-old
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boy outside a relevant room on thursday night in santa cruz. the men are described as being white and between 25 and 45 years old. the death of a baseball fan in texas remains the topic of discussion across the country. at at&t park, fans say the terrible accident reminds them to be cautious when chasing after a foul ball. while fans say catching a souvenir is part of the experience, some tell us they would like to see higher railings to prevent falls. >> if it's closer to us, and we'll reap for it. but if it's to a point where we're leaning over something, no, we stay away from that. >> something new you decided now? >> yes. >> on thursday night in arlington, texas, a 39-year-old rangers fan toppled over the railing trying to catch a ball. shannon stone who was at the game with his 6-year-old son fell 20 feet on to concrete and later died. baseball says it will review safety procedures at all of its
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stadiums. stone was a firefighter in the texas city of brownwood. the community along with coworkers held a fund-raiser yesterday for the stone family. the rangers baseball team has also set up a memorial fund in his honor. the oakland a's, who were playing the rangers the day of the fall have, donated $5,000 to that fund. the federal government is admitting parole agents made mistakes in monitoring garrido. the report is 43 pages long and focuses on visits to garrido's home near antioch. home contacts were rare, frequent positive drug tests and submission of diluted urine samples were ignored. the report concludes his supervision was substandard. relatives of the family of four killed in a plane crash are remembering their loved ones this weekend. david and deedee houghton died on thursday with their sons luke and ryan.
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after the family's plane crashed in watsonville. the family was on the way to yosemite for a birthday celebration. john houghton says his brother's family lived life to the fullest and loved to travel all around the world. >> they went and saw the pyramids and egypt, on a safari in africa. >> john houghton says his brother had been flying for three years, and had flown hundreds of miles in the plane in which he is parted owner. the national transportation safety board is taking plane wreckage to sacramento to conduct a more detailed inspection. a preliminary report will be completed in five to 10 days, but the final report is expect to take nine months to a year to complete. today some changes going into effect for people for take the golden gate fehr. the agency will no longer staff their ticket boxes in larkspur and san francisco. five people are already been given new jocks.
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on giants games days like today, the larkspur ticket office will be opened and staffed. good morning to you! a live look at the bay bridge here. take a -- look at that! beautiful shot. look at that low cloud cover, still seeing a little bit of shimmer from the sunshine. the summer sun will be with us, but for many of us it's going to feel more like spring as we head into the weekend. temperatures similar to yesterday, as we start the morning. some of us a little cooler, some of us slightly warmer, and the fog will be with us through the morning hours. we'll pull back to the coast to hug along the coast most of the day. right about 7:00, you can see it's widespread around the bay areas and by 9:00, mostly sunny skies for most of us. still around the golden gate, over areas right tip there at north bay, if you are contributing or maybe heading out it see the avon walk we could have some fog there through the morning hours. and then i fast-forward need two, 3, 4:00, still hugging the
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coastline here. so along the immediate areas of half moon bay, pacifica, a lot of gray for the afternoon. by tonight, it rolls back in and this will be our pattern in the days to come. current temperatures right now in the 50s. 52 santa rosa and san rafael. 52 degrees in san francisco. 54 in oakland. temperatures will be warming back up but we are looking at a cooldown from five it 10 degrees for inland spots. mostly clear skies over the state, we do have this trough here that's going to be deepening over the next few days. and temperatures will continue to fall into next week. so for your pattern for the weekend, we're looking at patchy fog, even a little chilly on the coastline, may need a jacket at times and even fog as we start the mornings. a little breezy in the afternoons, winds 10 to 20 miles per hour. and inland, mostly sunny and warm, but not that hot weather we saw earlier in the week. take a look at these numbers for today. 79 expected in santa rosa.
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79 in sonoma. upper 70s for the north bay. on the east bay, upper 60s oakland into san leandro. go further inland, we're back into the 80s. but again not 90s. 85 for pittsburg. santa clara valley upper 70s. san jose and santa clara, 77 expected. and along the coastline it will be cool. low 60s. 63 in san francisco. mid-70s redwood city. the extended forecast here, notices how the temperatures continue to fall back into the upper 50s by tuesday and wednesday along the coast. our inland spots going to feel pretty good. if you needed a break from the heat there, it is. 77 on tuesday. 76 degrees the average for your mid-week wednesday. if you're heading out to see the giants, we're got that forecast coming up. it has been a long-awaited day in history but not everyone is quite happy about it. the last-ditch effort by some lawmakers to slow down the elimination of "don't ask, don't tell." and remembering betty ford, the brave admission by the former first lady that made her a
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pioneer in the woman's movement. and a live look outside, there she is, she looks good even in a foggy saturday morning. traffic light but it could be a little sluggish later this afternoon as the avon walk makes its way to the golden gate bridge. you're watching mornings on 2.
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isn't that just a gorgeous sunrise there? mostly blue skies over bay point this morning and a nice, warm afternoon in store! the crew of space shuttle atlantis is awake this morning for their first full day in orbit. today's agenda calls for the crew to check the heat shield for any damage and later this afternoon the crew will have a briefing with mission control. atlantis will dock with the international space station tomorrow to deliver more than
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four tons every supplies. this is the last shuttle mission for nasa. new defense secretary leon panetta is touring afghanistan this morning. he says the u.s. is within reach of defeating al-qaeda. however, a sign that the war is not over, an afghan guard today killed two nato soldiers and wounded another. that shooting happened in the province about 62 miles north of kabul. the guard was standing outside his home when a nato cop soy passed by. he stopped them and started arguing, and then opened fire. they gunned down three service members before getting shot and killed. no word yet on the national a little of the troops. the military is now going to begin accepting applications from individuals openly gay. the pentagon sent out a notice yesterday that it's ending "don't ask, don't tell." that memo comes after the federal appeals court in san francisco ruled the pentagon must stop enforcing that controversial policy. house republicans made a last-
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ditch effort yesterday to slow down the elimination of the ban on openly gay service members, blocking funds. but that measure is not expected to pass the senate. in iowa, a conservative christian group is now calling on presidential candidates to sign a new marriage pledge. the pledge comes from the family leader. the state candidates will avoid adultery, oppose same-sex marriage and appoint faith phil constitutionalists as judges. only minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann has shined it so far. jon huntsman says he doesn't sign any pledges. the family of betty ford is making funeral arrangement for the former first lady. ford died yesterday at age 93. she is regarded a as an independent first lady known for her frankness. she spoke about -- out for abortion rights. the medical community also give hers credit for reducing the social stigma surrounding drug and alcohol addiction by admit
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to go her own battles with substance abuse. >> just the thought of being first lady can be very challenging, and it was. it was a demanding job, but it comes with no job description. >> ford entered rehab in 1978, for addiction to painkillers. she openly discussed her problem in public and opened the betty ford center in rancho mirage four years later. president obama issued a statement praising mrs. ford and says -- service will be held next week. she will be buried in michigan next to her husband, former president gerald ford. tomorrow congressional leaders will meet with president obama to continue negotiations to raise the nation's debt ceiling. and in this weekend's online video address, the president says both parties need to put aside their differences. >> with the recovery that is still fragile and isn't producing all the jobs we need,
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the last thing we can afford is the usual parted san game playing in washington. >> the nation will reach its debt limit on august 2. so far republicans won't budge on tax breaks and democrats don't want cuts to social security or medicare. minnesota g.o.p. mark dayton admits he's keeping hired help around during an ongoing government shutdown. minnesota's government shut down two weeks ago, after budget negotiations between the governor and the republican legislature broke down. that forced many state employees to be furloughed, but not the governor's housekeeper or chef. governor dayton says those jobs are critical to maintain the state mansion. >> rest stops closed throughout the state. we have state parks that are closed, because of governor dayton's decision to shut downstate government. yet he's keeping his chefs and his housekeeper? san francisco. >> dayton says he is personally paying the chef salary out of his own pocket. it's official, lieutenant governor newsom, san francisco home is now up for sale.
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newsom and his family loved moved out of the city last month and now live in marin county. their home went on the market this week. the sale price listed at $2.75 million. former first lady maria shriver is buying a new home. she filed for divorce from arnold schwarzenegger last week, citing irreconcilable differences. they split after it was revealed he fathered a child with their longtime housekeeper. shriver's new $10 million house is reportedly in the brentwood district of los angeles, near the home the couple once shared. a drug resistant bacteria turns up in an unlikely place. the two bay area facilities where they were found. plus, help is needed to put together a system that would predict earthquakes right here to in california. how you can take part. >> and if you spent your afternoons hiding from the heat, we have nice changes on the way coming up! how much cooler we expect
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continue to be this afternoon. >> so, ah, your seat good? got the mirrors all adjusted? you can see everything ok? just stay off the freeways, all right? i don't want you going out on those yet. and leave your phone in your purse, i don't want you texting. >> daddy... ok! ok, here you go. be careful.
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>> thanks dad. >> and call me--but not while you're driving. we knew this day was coming. that's why we bought a subaru.
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growing tension in montana after that oil spill in the yellowstone river. state has now opened its own command post, this after complaints exxon-mobil and the era are restricting access. they dumped 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the yellowstone river. the epa is now giving the company two months to clean up that mess. you can take part in a new program warning bay area residents about incoming earthquakes. researchers at stanford and uc berkeley are in the process of setting up the quick catcher network. people can plug an orange motion sensor in their home cure and download software. the goal is to create a massive network of sensors from homes to schools and businesses throughout the region, with a special focus on the hayward fault in the east bay.
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>> the more sensor station we have, the better we can under the differences in the geology and how buildings are responding, how the structures are respond responding in different areas. >> the quake network is set up also in southern california, utah and the pacific northwest. if you want to volunteer, we have posted information about the quake catchers program at ktvu.com. just go to our website and scroll down to the web links section. a sunny start to the saturday and some parts of bay area, but also foggy start in others. let's check in with rosemary to see if that fog will ever burn off today. >> yes. god morning! we're expecting it to pull become to the coast, on the coast it may linger throughout the afternoon. some areas like concord, waking up with mostly sunny skies, but most of us along the bay and the coast waking up with mostly gray. there we have a mix, a combination of low clouds and
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peeks of sunshine over the bay. heading to the game, bring along a jacket. it will be breezy. mostly sunny skies. 60 degrees at 6, and again cooling down into the evening hours, and while we're dealing with the low clouds this morning, we'll have the sunshine in the afternoon and then the clouds will be back for tonight. cooling trend. heading through the weekend, and beyond, we're talking upper 70s for areas on the north bay. 74 in san rafael. east bay locations about 67 in oakland, 70 hayward, inland east bay looking at 85 for livermore, the afternoon. low 70s mountainview, mid-70s redwood city. and a little cool along the coast. widespread low 60s. gee for san francisco. at the warmest time of day this afternoon. extended forecast here, dropping off tomorrow, and then dropping into the 70s. monday, tuesday, wednesday. it will feel like may instead of july, getting into the first half of next week. may even see a little bit of drizzle if we started the mornings on tuesday. and then it looks like by the end of the weekend, into next
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weekend, our temperatures begin to bounce back, but again, so much-needed relief for those of us dealing with the very hot weather. back to you. >> thanks. the big dust storm that hit arizona this week is now making it difficult for some people to breathe. the storm swept through the phoenix area on tuesday, swallowing the city's skyline. since then are the air has remained hazeied and dusty. and right now doctors across the phoenix area say they are busy treating patients suffering from asthma and other breathing problems. common symptoms include wheezing and coughing. >> i would equate it to walking to a smoke-filled room, something like that. that kind of thing, where even people with normal lungs get a little irritated. but imagine somebody with some -- inflammation. >> doctors say the best advice for people in the phoenix area is just to stay inside, until the air clears up. the death toll from the tornado in may, that ripped through joplin, missouri, is now at 159. the city's public information
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office recently released a statement saying a woman has died from her injuries. the announcement was the first in two weeks regarding any deaths related to the storm. the tornado damage is estimated at $3 billion. doctors say a drug resistant and sometimes deadly bacteria has surfaced in at least two san francisco hospitals. the examiner reports san francisco general and california pacific medical center on california street experienced outbreaks recently. doctors say antibiotics are helping breed the stomach bacteria known as c dip. while both hospitals report the patient recovered, it did kill more than 7,000 americans in 2009. a new mother is proving everything is bigger in texas. the woman has just given birth to this little guy, 16 pounds! the newborn is 24 inches tall,
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with a 17" chest. this is mom janet's fourth child. she's now recuperating in a hospital from the caesarean. >> i'm just excited he's here. this is -- no more. >> the baby is not breathing on his own, but doctors are hopeful he'll be just fine and daddy michael is already locking ahead. he sees number in his son's future. they don't have a baby yet but the royal newlyweds are waking up here in california. how they spent their first day in the golden state and what is on their general did next. plus the device for two hike a tahoe forest.
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thousands of people have just begun a two-day walk for a really god cause this morning. good morning. the walk for breast cancer is now underway, opening ceremonies started just about an hour ago. the walk will span two days, two counties, and close to 40 miles. ali rasmus joins us live from san francisco. ali. >> reporter: we're at fort mason in san francisco, where organizers are packing up just half an hour ago we watched as a huge group of people, 2,000 men and women, began the san
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francisco avon walk for breast cancer. when 2,000 people signed up for the walk, each raised $1800. so the total amount this group participating raised today is about $4 million and that money will go towards breast cancer reach and treatment. the program director series the majority of that money goes to northern california hospitals, non-profits and health organizations. it's an important part of what they do is making sure that the money people spend work so hard to raise goes and stays in their local communities. the women participating in the walk have some incredible stories. we talked to a lot of them. some had some very personal reasons they're participating. >> my sister died 11 years ago and i said would you start walking for her. and i started that next year, and i didn't know this, but i had breast cancer already. so in 2005, i was walking for
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myself. and i've been healthy ever since. >> participants started their morning with a warm-up and the opening ceremonies that wrapped up about an hour ago. their two-day walk will take them in fort mason across the golden gate bridge, through mill valley and end up and spend the night in a campground and tomorrow morning start walking back here to san francisco. so altogether, it's a 49-mile walk. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. a pair of hikers stranded in the tahoe national forest are owing their survival to the rescue team that pulled them to safety. daniel stone and katie eckhart blame bad weather and equipment failure for trapping them in the wilderness, but they did take a cell phone with them so they were able to call for help. a helicopter from the mrs.er county sheriff's office pulled them out of there. survivors of the fishing boat that sank in mexico are questioning whether the captain
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and the crew followed safety procedures. gary hanson and pete zuger are back home in novato. they don't know what happened to seven friends who remain missing and they accuse the boat captain of failing to send out a distress signal or beacon. >> they had had some kind of call out we would have been rescued within five hours. all of us. >> the u.s. coast guard monitored a special emergency channel borders stress calls. but the coast guard says maritime law does not require captains to call for help even though it is considered a moral obligation. in u.s. waters experts say a beacon is a required last line defense. they're still searching for the missing boaters and scanned another 800 miles yesterday morning. two teenagers have been arrested after police say they carjacked a fairfield pizza deliverly driver. one of the teens then tried to set a house on fire. this all happened just before 6:00 last night in a
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neighborhood near oakbrook elementary school. the driver told police he had just delivered a pizza when he was confronted by four to five suspects who then stole his car. police say two of the suspects crashed that car and fled on foot. one was caught, police say a neighbor then reported a teenager tried to break into a vacant rental home. police say he tried to set the house on fire by putting a cutting boards on a stove turner. officers put the fire out and found the teenager hiding in some nearby bushes. we're now learning that one of the men shot in oakland thursday night has died. the shooting happened on international in front of a liquor store. the name of the victim has not been released yet and the incident was part of a string three shootings that left five others injured. police are still trying to figure out if they are all connected. the sheriff's office has made a break in a two-month-old double homicide case. in may two men were found shot to death in solano county. now investigators say they have arrested 44-year-old patrick alley in connection to those
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homicides. deputies fun to him near the scene after the body were discovered. however, investigators say at the time there was no evidence linking him to the two deaths. protestors for prisoner rights will hold a rally at 11:00 this morning at san francisco's u.n. plaza. about 100 demonstrators gathered in oakland last night and were trying to raise awareness of an inmate hunger strike at pelican bay prison. prisoners at the maximum security facility called their living conditions deplorable. last night protestors wound through downtown oakland, including a stop in front of the north county jail. the city of oakland has secured concessions from all five of its public employee unions, saving the city an estimated $46 million the next two years. in spite of the agreements, oakland sent out pink slips yesterday to 68 city employees. their names and jobs have not
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been released. the unions including police, fire and service employees have all accepted new contracts. concessions vary from union to union but include higher pension costs and pay cuts. members of the local 1021 also agreed to 15 unpaid days off per year. even, so the city of oakland says it may still have to ask for more depending on how much funding it receives from the state and federal governments. the san carlos city council meets monday to discuss whether to cut the pay of new firefighters by as much as 10%. the city is trying to save money to form a new fire department in october. the daily news reports salaries of new firefighters would average just under $83,000. that's among the lowest in the peninsula. lots of proposal allows firefighters to also receive overtime while sleeping on their shifts. firefighters now say a grass fire in the oakland hills was caused by a car overheating. not as arsonists first thought. the fire started about 3:30
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yesterday afternoon on skyline boulevard, about half a mile from the chabot science center. officials say the fire started in this vehicle and spread to a nearby bush. the car's owner returned to the scene last night and told an investigator the vehicle had overheated when she parked it on the grass. voters may get to decide the fate of a redevelopment project at park merced. the board of supervisors already approved the plan to demolish 1800 rent controlled apartments and build about 5700 new units. opponents worried about protection of the development delivered a referendum to city hall yesterday, calling for the matter to be policed on the november ballot. developers say residents would be relocated to new apartments with the same rent control status. the battle over the color of a san rafael pizza restaurant is finally over. after months of controversy, the owner every pizza orgasmic
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has agreed to change the paint job. the owner says the paint reflects his brazil ann heritage. prince william and his wife kate are waking up in california this morning. they arrived yesterday afternoon at the los angeles under airport. governor brown, his wife and los angeles mayor welcomed the couple to southern california and later that night they attended a reception at the british consul home and that's where the prince had a chat with soccer star david beckham. today the couple is going to travel to santa barbara for a charity polo match and william is expected to play. >> as soon as he was on the horse he would have started playing, and he's played with a lot of the best players in the world so he would have been able to learn from them and of course his father coaching him. >> tonight the couple will head become to los angeles and attend a celebrity film event.
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good morning to you. a live look san jose, here dealing with a little fog and low cloud cover. it's pretty widespread around the bay area this morning. signs of a big cooldown and we spiral today and by the end we're looking at temperatures from 10 to 15 degrees below the seasonal norm. outside our door this morning, we've got the gray, north bay, east bay, and along the peninsula. depends on where you're at for the afternoon. you can either be cool along the coast or it's going to be warm in our inland spots. but definitely better than what we have seen recently. tack a look at the fog, you can see san francisco down into areas half moon bay and through santa cruz this morning. redwood city, mountainview, san jose, the east bay, oakland down into fremont, milpitas and if we go a little further east, we do have mostly sunny skies over concord this morning. antioch waking up with mostly clear skies as well. head to the north before we switch maps and you can see napa, santa rosa and most
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places in between. novato the avon walk this morning under gray skies. we'll have mostly sunny skies for the afternoon. coastline mostly gray for the day. by 9 or 10:00, begins to pull back, we've got it still lingering right over the bay, and then along the coast for the afternoon, mostly sunny, most places. except for maybe areas of san francisco, looks like maybe the outer richmond, sunset district may be dealing with fog, golden gate park and bridge, and then down in along half moon bay back tonight and this will be the pattern we see for the next several days. we have a trough that will be dropping in sitting on the coastline, and it's going to park itself there for several days. patchy fog, partly cloudy for the morning hours. our inland areas will see a big drop in temperatures, from five it 10 degrees, and a bigger cooldown into next week. light breeze out there. winds could pick up in the
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afternoon, so again, the coast, bring along the sweatshirt. we've got winds picking up from 10 to 20 miles per hour. afternoon highs for today, 79 expected santa rosa, 78 in napa. 76 for vallejo. on the east bay, mid and upper 70s. mid-80s if you go inland. pleasanton 85 today at the fair. it's going to be a nice warm one. 79 in san jose. and then again along the coastline upper 60s, low 70s expected and we are dealing with upper 50s, low 60s for the coast. and then around the bay 70s. temperatures continuing to fall even going to hit 59 along the coast by tuesday, wednesday. our inland areas going to feel very cool for this time of year. maybe you like 70s. there they are. tuesday into wednesday, 77 expected. 76 on wednesday. if you're going to be out and about this afternoon, we have your day planner coming up for you in just a bit. >> looks good. thank you. san francisco is dropping plans to power streetlights
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with solar and wind power. instead the city has replaced the light towers with giant planters at civic center plaza. crews installed four lights last december, hoping to generate green power for the lead lights but it turns out they're not windy enough to make the wind turbines generate the necessary energy. >> it takes a lot of weekend to move those turbines. the mechanical moving parts make it a lot different than a solar installation. >> the power experiment costs $12,000 and city leaders plan to send them become to the new york company that built them in hopes of getting some of that money back. today people in tracy can safely get rid of their old tvs, computers and electronic devices. city is hosting a free e-waste collection this morning. appliances will not be accepted.
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the collection starts at 9 a.m. at the boyd service center. it goes until 1:00 this afternoon. there's a new country in the world and we'll tell you where it is. and the nanny falsely accused of taking caylee anthony finally speaks out. hear how the case has changed her life. and a check on traffic. it's a little foggy but that's highway 101. there is an accident involving a flatbed truck on 101 in san francisco. it's blocking the southbound offramp at san bruno avenue so be careful! this is mornings on 2.
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[loss of audio] ors in >> if you look at the people -- everybody had damage, some of them had total loss. >> state and city officials are considering filing an appeal. fema says a granted $8 million in aid to flood victims in neighboring kentucky. a new ruling from the federal government says marijuana should remain classified in the same class as dangerous drugs, including heroin and lsd. that ruling came yesterday from the drug enforcement agency. it argues marijuana has a hypotension for abuse and is
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unsafe even under medical supervision. marijuana supporters were hoping the government would reclassify pot because the benefits they say of drug has treating certain diseases, including glaucoma and multiple sclerosis. news of the world in mexico police are investigating a mass attack in the outskirts every mexico city. the bodies of 10 men and a woman were discovered near a well yesterday. police say the victims were blindfolded, hands tied, and they had been shot with high- powered rifles. authorities did not say if the attack was related to drug violence, but they say it is similar to tactics used by drug cartels. greece has one approval from the international monetary fund for a $4.6 billion bailout under a joint loan with the european union. the broke parliament passage of new budget cuts last week gave euro area governments political cover to release the bailout money. grosse is trying to avoid becoming the first european nation to default on its debt.
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in africa, south sudan is officially a nation. the flag raising ceremony took place this morning. former u.s. secretary of state colin powell and dozens of other world leaders attended the ceremony. south sudan broke away from sudan after two civil wars that spanned 50 years and left two million people dead. the new country has many oil fields, but it is one of the poorest and least developed places in africa. six months have passed since the tucson rampage that left six people dead and 13 wounded including congresswoman gabrielle giffords. a group gathered yesterday for a brief ceremony to remember the lives lost and raised a giant american flag recovered from ground zero. jarrod loughner has been charged and he has pleaded not guilty. billionaire tycoon rupert murdoch is flying london today to kress a growing newspaper scandal, shutting down the 168-
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year-old tabloid news of the world tomorrow. british police yesterday arrested a former world employee. authorities say the tabloid looked for dirt by hacking into the voice mails of celebrities and politicians. the final straw came this week when the paper in 2002 list end to and even deleted voice mails of a missing schoolgirl who was later found murdered. casey anthony apparently does not want to see it her mother. a florida correctional official says anthony refused to see her mom last night in jail. this comes just days after a jury cleared her on charges she murdered her daughter caylee three years ago. cindy anthony testified for both the prosecution and the defense during her daughter's trial. casey is set to be released from jail on july 17th. and while casey anthony was -- has avoided the most serious charges she still has a civil trial to deal with. anthony told investigators her nanny kidnapped caylee when she
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first reported the girl missing. we now know anthony never had a nanny. but the woman is actually a real person. now casey an is facing a defamation lawsuit. >> ever since she accused me of being the nanny, i kind of lost my job, lost the place where i was living at. at the didn't want me there because they thought i was a kidnaper. >> the attorney says the she got the name at an apartment complex they both visited. you may find this hard to believe, but san francisco is not the most expensive when it comes to parking. how it compares to other cities in the country. and a escape by two prison inmates and it's all caught on tape. >> after sweating it out for more than a week, on land areas finally going to cool down this weekend and on the coast, maybe too cool for comfort.
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authorities are investigating the escape of two inmates. they used phones at walker county jail in houston. officials say they were waiting for a staged fight to happen so guards would open the doors to a secure area. then the men ran into the booking area, punching and kicking the guards. one in mated was able to get away by running out of the prison and jumping in a waiting but was caught three days later. a man is behind bars in orange county. officials say 31-year-old lee in orderee alvarez approached a depend 40 behind yesterday. that deputy and another deputy patrolling the airport grabbed the gun and then took him into custody. no shots were fired and he is now facing charges of assault and the removal of an officer's firearm. an investigation is underway at a new york state amusement park after a iraq war
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veteran died on a roller coaster. officials say 29-year-old james hackmerry fell to his death yesterday after getting ejected from the ride. he was visiting the family park with his family just four months after getting released from walter reed medical center. he lost both of his legs and his hip after an explosion in baghdad in 2008. >> as far as we can tell now, nothing mechanical-wise on the ride that would have caused this accident some the people had plans to still come to -- we still come and stay with their plans. >> law enforcement authorities say a physical issue with the man may have led to the accident. a miami expressway is back open this morning amp a bomb scare. miami police found an abandoned silver hearse yesterday afternoon on the street beneath the palmetto expressway. when officers looked inside, they found some sort of weapon,
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enough for them to bring out the bomb squad. squad later gave the all-clear but enough to rattle some nerves. >> i was scared and a little nervous. >> everything just the location, the time of the recur, the date, everything that makes it a little bit more precaution we have it take. >> police continue to look for the man seen leaving the hearse in that area. if you think park something expensive in san francisco, try living in new york. midtown has the highest parking rates in the nation according to the survey. the median monthly rate there, $541. san francisco is ranking 4th at $375 a month. the national average is just over $145. but the high prices in the u.s. are nothing compared to london. they have the most expensive parking in the world at an
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average every $1084 a month. the verizon version of the iphone 4 as only been around for a few months but it's already taking out a big bite of the market share of that apple product. a new study shows verizon has a 32% market share for the iphone 4. at&t has the rest. analysts say verizon has likely been able to catch such a large amount of business from at&t because it was offering an unlimited data plan. verizon is no longer making that plan available to customers. at&t stopped offering unlimited data last year. they lost yesterday but the giants still having a winning season on the field and in the stands. the team is on pace to set an attendance record. right now they can dru more than 3.3 million fans to at&t park. that record was set the year the park opened in 2000. the team is enjoying strong ratings and merchandise sales. soccer will be on the big screen in san francisco today. you can watch two quarterfinal matches today in civic center plaza.
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the city did the same thing last summer for the men's world cup. france and eggland play at 9:00 in morning. japan and germany at 11:45. the united states plays brazil tomorrow. the semifinals will also be broadcast on the big screen on wednesday morning, and then final match is set for next sunday. it definitely felt cooler when we woke up this morning. rosemary watching the cooldown for us. >> yes, we're going to be cooling down, our air mass cooling down, sea breeze chasing the heat away. inland areas le will be from five it 10 degrees cooler than yesterday. and a live look outside our doors, and what you can see up above we've got fog, low clouds, and cover hanging over the bay area. mostly sunny skies into the afternoon, and take a look at where we start this morning, 50s and low 60s. partly cloudy for your lunch hour, low 60s on the coast. mid upper 70s inland. and this for the afternoon, a little cool by the coast. 60s to mid-80s for our inland
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valley locations. your temperature forecast wasn't that long ago we had widespread red. now just pockets of orange meaning 80s for the inland spots. plenty of 70s and even the 60s right around the bay area, indicating we're looking at 60- degree weather in most spots and as we move through the next few days, our temperatures will continue to fall. look at this, into the upper 50s by tuesday, wednesday. along the coast maybe even waking up with a little drizzle. our inland areas. meanwhile, feeling pretty good. dropping back all the way into the mid-70s perhaps by wednesday. back to you. >> how about this, guns for gift cards? you can exchange unwanted firearms today. and we're still a few days away from baseball's all-star game but there's plenty of action already happening off the field!
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dozen of people in hayward kicked out of their homes as police search future hey man suspected of shooting a police officer. major league baseball now reviewing safety procedures after a fan's death in texas and, all while communities and baseball teams come together to honor the man who died. >> we're live in san francisco, where more than 2,000 bay area men and women are in the middle of a 40-mile walk, some coming up on the avenue now.
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and coming up we'll tell you about the cause and the inspiration behind them. good morning! welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, july 9th. weather this weekend much cooler compared to last. let's get a quick check of the forecast with meteorologist rosemary. food morning! >> yes, god morning. many of us waking up a few degrees cooler this morning. we have a been debt of low clouds and fog over the area. that will burn away but our temperatures will be cooler, notably cooler under lan for the afternoon. starting out with the clouds this morning, afternoon mostly sunny skies, cooling trend beginning today. and afternoon breeze expected as well and in the extended forecast from 10 to 15 degrees below the seasonal average. we'll show you what you can expect for your weekend, coming up in just a few moments. an overnight police search for a suspected gunman in hayward is now over. it all started last night at
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the summit apartments on cypress near austin avenue. investigators say the gunman opened fire on a hayward officer around 10:00. nobody was injured. but the man immediately went into hiding somewhere in that apartment complex. that standoff ended before 5 this morning and the suspect was transported to the hospital. we're still trying to get ahold of police to get more on the suspect's injuries and his current condition. some people who live in the complex had to stay outside during the standoff. >> there were police cars on both sides of the road, as far as i could see. i don't know how many cops they were a lot of them. and i've been here now since like midnight, getting close to 5. and people have been asking for blankets and -- you know, coffee or something. >> several law enforcement agency were brought in to help police in the search. about a mile and a half away a scuffle turned into a stabbing around 1 in the morning on b street.
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authorities say they rushed several people to the hospital with knife wounds. one person did suffer severe injuries to the abdomen. it's unclear what caused the fight or if it's gang-related. authorities reportedly have a suspect in custody. he was also taken to the hospital. right now, thousands of men and women are walking through the streets of san francisco and it's all in the name of breast cancer research. ali rasmus is live in north beep, where supporters are cheering on the walkers. good morning, ali. >> reporter: good morning, like. we're standing on the rock route now, and you can see a group of people making their way up on the street. these are some of more than 2,000 men and women taking part in this year's san francisco avon walk for breast cancer. we watched as the massive people left fort mason an our
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ago. east of the people raised $1800, so the total amount they raised for san francisco is more than $4 million. that money will go towards breast cancer research and treatment. the program director says the majority of that money, the bulk of that $4 million, about go to northern california based hospitals, non-profits and health organizations. and we talked to a lot of the people taking part in this event. they told us they're very personal reasons they're here. >> the day that we found out she had breast cancer i was like i have to do something. i wasn't sure not being a athlete, what could be the worst thing i could do? oh, i know, torture myself for 40 miles. so this is now my 4th year. >> my mom's twin sister died of breast cancer and i have another aunt pass away four years ago, and my mom has been walking her ninth year. >> you're walking next to women who are three time survivors or going through chemo right now, and there are people on the way thanking you for doing what
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we're doing, and you just could not do it after seeing it. it's amazing. >> participants started the morning with a warm-up and an opening ceremony. we watched and it was a great sight so see. everyone in unison warming up, getting ready to start this two- day walk. it's going to take them from fort mason, san francisco, through san francisco, which is where the bulk of the group is right now. they're going across the golden gate bridge through mill valley, they'll spend the night in madeira and then tomorrow morning they will head back, but back out here live, you can see a large group of people, most of the people taking part wearing something pink to identify them. we'll check back with new about a half hour from now. defense secretary leon pen panetta is in afghanistan this morning. he flew overnight from
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washington and arrived in kabul a few hours ago and plans to meet with u.s. troops and afghan president karzai. aid say they will discuss the plan to pull out 10,000 american troops this year, and 23,000 more next year. back in the u.s., the death of a baseball fan in texas this week remains the topic of discussion nationwide. at at&t park, fans say the terrible accident reminds them to be cautious when chasing a foul ball. while catching a souvenir is part of the experience, they would like to see higher railings to prevent falls. >> if it's closer to us, then well reach for thank you but if we're leaning over something, no, we stay away from that. >> is that new now? yes. >> on thursday night in arlington, texas a 39-year-old rangers fan toppled over the railing, trying to catch a ball. shannon stone who was at the game with his six-year-old son
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fell 20 feet on to concrete and later died. it will review safety procedures at all stadiums. stone was a firefighter in the texas city of brownwood. the community along with co- workers held a fund-raiser yesterday for the stone family. rangers baseball team has also set up a memorial fund in his honor. the oakland a's were playing the rangers the day of the fall. they have donated $5,000 to that fund. the federal government is admitting parole agents made mistakes in monitoring phillip garrido. the 11 years he was under federal supervision following his 1988 release from prison and that report is 43 pages long and films on visits to his home near antioch. the report states home contact were rare, frequent positive drug tests and submission of diluted urine samples were largely ignored. the report concludes his supervision was clearly substandards.
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big changes start this weekend for the oakland police department. earlier this week, the chief announce and the department will now split the city into two geographic areas rather than three. that's also announced a motorcycle unit would be disbanded so the officers could be put become on regular patrol. both changes go into effect today. the two moves should help the department more effectively use its limited resources. budget cuts over the recent years have trimmed nearly 200 officers from the department. east palo alto will offer money to people who turn in their guns today. that buyback starts at 9:00 this morning. the guns must be unloaded and in the trunk of a vehicle. they can be dropped off at the east palo alto government center on university avenue. and 100 dollar cash cards will be given out for the first 75 weapons turned in. the gold on gate ferry ticket offices in san francisco and larkspur and are now empty. seven jobs were eliminated in
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what golden gate district officials call a cost saving and efficiency change. five people have already been given new jobs with the company. officials say they hope to place the other two employees in new jobs as well. completeers will now get their tickets from vending machines at the ferry terminals, but for days with giants games the ticket office will be open and staffed. good morning to you! live in north beach this morning, as the annual avon walk dealing with gray skies over most of the city this morning and if you live around the bay, chances are you are waking up with gray skies as well. make sure you dress in layers today, especially along the coast because it will be a cool one and along the coast we may stay gray most of the came our inland areas finally going to get a break as we move into the weekend. take a look at what is happening here. you can see just the row clouds even some fog out there along the coast and around the bay area. from the coastline inland we're
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looking at just mostly sunny skies for some areas of concord and antioch. temperatures 52 degrees right now, santa rosa 56 and napa and our temperatures right around san francisco and oakland mid- 50s. some of us waking up cooler than yesterday morning. livermore checking in about 58. and san jose 56 degrees. again it's areas around concord and antioch doling with the mostly sunny skies, and we've got partly sunny around livermore. right about 10 or 11:00 it begins to pull back, but still right there through the gold on get it will hover just into the bay at lunchtime still dealing with mostly gray skies, over the city right up along the coastline, parts of the north bay as well, perhaps a point reyes down into distinct stop beach going to be mostly gray today to about 2 or 3:00, we watch it pull become more, but it's going to rush become into the evening hours and it will be back for the weekend. we have a trough setting up off the coast and it's going to stick around for the next few days. it's going to continue to drive our temperatures down. so patchy fog even chilly for
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the coast. we're looking at a.m. fog for the bay area, breezy in the afternoon. inland areas mostly sunny skies, and warm. but actually feeling pretty good. 79 in santa rosa today. 78 for novato. 60s for the bay area. inland bay area locking at 80s for the afternoon, 82 in danville. santa clara valley. 78 expected santa clara. 77 in sunnyvale. and along the coast low 60s. looking at 70 for san mateo. again your extended forecast showing you a cooling trend as we move through monday, tuesday and wednesday, a lot cooler than where we have been, temperatures from 10 to 15 degrees below average. we'll show that you giants forecast for the afternoon coming up in just a bit. the family of betty ford is traveling to palm springs to make funeral arrangement for the former first lady. ford died yesterday at age 93. she is regard as an independent first lady known for her frankness. she spoke out for abortion rights, the medical community also gives her credit for reducing the social stigma
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surrounding drug and alcohol addiction by admitting to her own battles with substance abuse. >> just the thought of being first lady can be very challenging, and it was. it was a demanding job, but it comes with no job description. >> ford entered rehab in 1978, for addiction to painkillers. she openly discussed her problem in public and opened the betty ford center four years later. president obama issued a statement praising mrs. ford. senator services will be hemmed next week and she will be buried in michigan, next to her husband, former president gerald ford. space shuttle atlantis spent its first full day in orbit today. what the astronauts onboard atlantis will do to kick off the shuttle program's final mission. plus, catching an earthquake. the new network that experts hope will warn people before the next big one hits.
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good morning to you! a live look there at the bay bridge. what a great start to the day! mostly sunny in the afternoon and cooler than what we've seen lately. new in morning, a texas police officer was killed after his patrol car was hit by an suv during a high-speed chase. beaumont police say officers were responding to a domestic violence call last night and ended up in a chase with the suspect. 36-year-old officer brian herbert was getting spike strips from the running it of
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his car when the suspect's suv struck the patrol car head-on. police say they will seek a capital murder charge against the suspect because they believe he intentionally hit that police car. an afghan guard shot and killed two coalition members, including a nato soldier. that shooting happened in the province which is about 62 miles north of kabul. authorities say the guard was standing outside his home when a nato convoy passed. he stopped that convoy and then started arguing with them, and then he opened fire. he shot three people before a nato soldier killed him. there's no word yet on the nationality of the coalition members. greece has secured a $4.6 billion bailout from the monetary fund. the passage of those spending cuts last week triggered widespread roy in athens but the government said the cuts were necessary in order to secure the bailout money.
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imprese is the crew of atlantis is awake this morning for their first full day in orbit. today's agenda calls for the crew toe check the heat shield for damage then have a briefly with mission control. it will dock with the international space station tomorrow to deliver more than 4 tons of supplies. this is of course the last shuttle mission for nasa, which ends 30 years of shuttle flights. the military will now begin accepting applications from individuals who are openly gay. the pentagon sent out a notice yesterday that it is ending "don't ask, don't tell." a memo comes after the federal appeals court in san francisco ruled that the pentagon must stop enforcing the controversial policy. house republicans did make a last-ditch effort yesterday to slow down the elimination of the ban on openly gay service members. they approved a bill that would block funds to train chaplains to implement the new policy.
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that measure is not expected to pass in the senate. in iowa, a conservative christian group is now calling on presidential candidates to sign a new marriage pledge. the pledge from the family leader states presidential candidates will avoid adultery, oppose same-sex marriage, and appoint faithful constitutionalists as judges. only minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann has signed that pledge so far. former utah governor jon huntsman says he does not sign any pledges. tomorrow congressional leaders will meet with president obama to continue negotiations to raise the nation's debt ceiling. and in this weekend's online video address, the president says both parties need to put aside their differences. >> with the recovery that's still fragile and isn't producing all the jobs we need, the last thing we can afford is the usual partisan game playing in washington. >> the nation will reach its debt limit on august 2. so far republicans won't budge on tax breaks and democrats don't want cuts to social security or
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medicare. minnesota governor mark dayton admits that he is keeping some hired help around during an ongoing government shutdown. minnesota's government shutdown two weeks ago after budget negotiations between the governor and the republican legislature broke down. that many state employees to be furloughed but not the governor's house keeper or chef. he says the jobs are critical to help maintain the state mansion. >> we have state parks that are closed because of his decision to shut downstate gone but he's keeping his housekeeper? >> governor dayton says he is personally paying the chef salary out of his own pocket. the death toll from the may tornado that ripped through missouri has increased to 159. they released a statement saying a woman has died from her injuries. the announcement was the first in two weeks regarding any deaths related to the storm. the tornado damage is now
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estimated at $3 billion. the big dust storm that hit arizona this week is making it difficult for some people to breathe. the storm swept through the phoenix area on tuesday, swallowing the city's skyline. since then the air has remained hazy and dusty. and right now doctors across thary say they're busy treating patients suffering from asthma and other breathing problems. common symptoms including wheezing a coughing. bay area scientists asking for volunteers to sign up for an early warning earthquake program. researchers at stanford and uc berkeley are setting up the quake catcher network. people can plug an orange motion sensor into their home and download software, the goal to create a massive network of sensors from homes to schools and businesses throughout the region with a special focus on the hayward fault in the east bay. >> the more sensors stations we have, the better we can understand the differences in the geology and how buildings are responding, how the
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structures are responding in different locations. >> researchers hope they can assemble a system similar to the one in japan, which warned people before the 9.0 earthquake in march. the quake catcher network is also set up in southern california, utah, and the pacific northwest. and on our website we have posted information about the quake catchers program and how you can participate. just scroll down to the web links section of ktvu.com. baseball's all-star game is still a few days away but there's already fun to be had off the field. we'll take you inside the mid summer classic! >> we return to spring-like weather. we'll look at the afternoon highs expected for saturday,coming up. it's really delicious, mom.
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it's not too well done? nope. but it is a job well done. what are you reading, sweetie? her diary. when you're done, i'd love some feedback. sure. your mom and i read that thing cover-to-cover. loved it. thanks. would you mind if i cut the lawn this weekend? only if you let me talk to your mother on the phone for hours on end. done. [ male announcer ] u-verse brings peace to the family. at&t u-verse lets you record four shows at once from any room and play them back on any tv. get u-verse tv for only $29 a month for 6 months. in the network, everyone can get along. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem.
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i don't mind as long as we always stop at chevron and get that techron stuff. my ears flop around too. check it out. [ male announcer ] your car takes care of you, care for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. it's hard work; i need a nap. we're just 13 about two dozen poem are without water in oakland now because of a water- main break on 72nd avenue and howie street. we just got off the phone with east bay and they tell us crews are working to replace a broken pipe, it could take anywhere between two and four hours to fix that problem. major league baseball's all- star weekend is upon us. the game is not until tuesday, but there is a lot going on in phoenix. here's the fun of the fans. >> reporter: this game measures the speed on your fastball.
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>> there you go! 52! >> a sizzling 52-mile-an-hour change-up. you will notice it catches the inside corner, freezing the batter. called strike! but if you really want to see some good pitchers, there's some real talent out there. >> i want to check out this fast pitcher, test my old arm out. see what i still got. >> about a 92-mile-an-hour fastball? >> at least. i'm thinking 98. >> not just pitching at fanfest, but hitting and running too. if you don't want to play, there are lots of exhibits to see. and baseball card and other memorabilia too. fun for the whole family. they came here from philadelphia. >> it's very interactive, the children have having a great time. it's wonderful and reaches to all ages, so it's great. >> tickets to the fanfest cost $30 for adults, $25 for kids. but there are family packages to make this experience more
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affordable. the national league won last year's all-star game 3-1. that victory gave the giants home-field advantage during the world series. the 82nd annual all-star game is tuesday at 5:00 and it's right here on ktvu. they lost yesterday to the mets but the giants are still having a winning season on the field and in the stands the team is on pace to set a attendance record. right now they can draw more than 3.3 million fans to at&t park. that record which and the team is enjoying strong television rate position merchandise sales. time is 8:26. little cooler outside today if you have plans the we have thousands of walkers for the avon breast cancer walk. hi, rosemary. >> good morning to you! if you're walking out there, you may feel pretty good. the runners like the cool air so maybe you will enjoy that. but again, bundle up if you're headed to the coast and for the weekend it will be a cool one. live look at at&t park. we're seeing just a little bit
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of sunshine, attempt to burn off the low cloud deck we're seeing this morning. let's look at your forecast for the afternoon. if you're going to see the giants, game time mostly sunny skies, breezy condition. winds from 10 to 20 miles per hour. so you'll need that wind breaker. 60 degrees some it's going to be a chilly one after that hour. then cooling down into the evening hours. widespread 70s and 80s for inland areas. 85 for livermore. 78 in napa. head to the coast and it's a cool one, 60 for pacifica, and then if we come around down into areas around san jose, 79. so nice warm day in san jose. heading out to the festival there. your extended forecasted, temperatures continuing to cool. take a look at this, again something about what we typically get in may. upper 50s for the coastline, mid up ander 70s inland. back to you. the high cost of parking you know about it if you live or work in the city. what a new study reveals about san francisco compared to the rest of the nation. plus, the accusations being
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made against the captain of a fishing boat that sank in mexico. >> more than 2,000 people walking 40 miles in the streets of san francisco now, coming up we'll tell you about the cause inspiring them.
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right now, thousands of people are walking fast true the streets san francisco, and it's all for a powerful cause. and welcome back to morning on 2. today is the annual avon walk for breast cancer. it is two days long, and covers dozens of miles. ali rasmus is live in san francisco where that walk got started just about 90 minutes ago. hi, ali.
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>> reporter: it is well underway, we're on broadway and columbus in san francisco. this is 3 1/2 miles into the walk route. you can see dozens of people making their way up columbus street, dressed in pink hats, shirts and ribbons. these are the people taking part in the san francisco avon walk for breast cancer. but along with people directly involved, the people walking this this 40-mile route, there are a lot of people offering support. there's a group of cheerleaders here standing out in the corner for the last hour offering words every support and encouragement. we watched as the 2,000 men and women taking part in this walk started. they started out about a hour and a half ago. each raised $1800, so the total amount -- [loss of audio]
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providing -- there are a lot of women taking part in this race, men and women, who have some personal reasons why they're out here. >> missy is my sister she died 11 years ago. and i said i would start walking for her. and i started that next year, and i didn't know this, but i had breast cancer already. so in 2005, i was walking for myself. and i've been healthy ever since. >> there are hundreds of incredible stories like that among the people taking part in this walk. this is a two-day walk. and all these people you sri here will go through the city of san francisco, over the golden gate bridge through sausalito, mill valley, they will spend the night at a
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campground and then tomorrow morning they will walk all the way back to san francisco. so altogether, this is a 40 movie mile walk. this is also the ninth year in a row san francisco has had the avon walk for breast cancer. ali rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. survivors of the fishing boat that sank in mexico are questioning whether the captain and the crew followed proper safety protocol. two men are back home safely but don't know what happened to seven friends who remain missing. they accuse the captain of failing to send out a distress signal or beacon. >> if they had some kind of call out, we would have been rescued within five hours. would have got all of us out of there. >> the u.s. coast guard monitors a special emergency radio channel for distress calls year round but the coast guard says maritime law does not require captains to call for help although it is considered a moral obligation. and u.s. waters, experts say a beacon is a required last line of defense. the coast guard says it is still searching for the missing
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boaters it has scanned another 800 miles yesterday. relatives of the santa cruz family of four killed in a plane crash are remembering their loved ones in weekend. david and de at the houghton died thursday with their sons luke and ryan after the plane crashed in watsonville. the family was on the way to yosemite for a birthday celebration. john houghton says they loved life to the fullest and loved to travel the world. >> they went and saw the mere midst in egypt, safari in africa. >> john says his brother was flying three years and had flown hundreds of miles in the plane which he is part owner of. the national transportation safety board is taking plane wreck on to sacramento to conduct a more detailed inspection. a preliminary report will be completed in five to 10 days, but the final report isn't expected to nine months to a year. two teenagers arrested after police say they carjacked
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a fairfield pizza delivery driver. they say one of the teenagers then tried to set a house on fire. this happened before 6:00 last night in the neighborhood near okay brook elementary school. the delivery driver told police had had just delivered a pizza when he was confronted by five suspects who stole his car. two of the suspects crashed the vehicle and fled on foot. one person was caught. police say a neighbor then reported a teenager trying to break into a vacant rental home. police say he tried to set the home on fire by putting a cutting board on a stove burner. officers put the small fire out and found the teenager in some nearby bushes. we are now learning that one of the men shot in oakland thursday night has died. the shooting happened on 71st. the name of the victim was not released, part of a string of three shootings that left five other people injured. police are still trying to determine if they are connected. oakland firefighters say a
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grass fire in the oakland hills was caused by a car that overheated. the fire started just after 3:30 yesterday afternoon, in a car on skyline boulevard about a half mile from the space and science center. crews put the fire out a hour later and only one acre was burned. officials say the fire started in a car and spread to nearby brush. the car's owner returned to the scene and told an investigator her car overheated and she parked it on the grass. the man accused of stealing a picasso sketch from a art gallery will be back in court on monday. 30-year-old mark lugo was charged with grand theft yesterday. he is accused of taking the sketch from the wine gallery on tuesday. prosecutors say he also faces charges of second degree burglary and having stolen property. he is held in lieu of $5 million bail. protestors for prisoners rights will hold a rally this morning at the u.n. plaza.
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about 100 demonstrators gathered in oakland last night. they tried to raise awareness of an inmate hunger strike at pelican bay prison. prisoners at the facility call their living conditions deplorable. last night protestors wound through the streets of oakland, including a stop in front of the north county jail. the city of oakland has secured concessions for all five of its public employee unions, saving the city an estimated $46 million the next two years. in spite of that, the city did send out pink slips yesterday to 68 city employees. their names and jobs have not been released yet. the unions including police, fire and service employees have all accepted new contracts. concessions vary from union to union but do include higher pension costs and pay cuts. members of the local 1021 also agreed to 15 unpaid days off per year. even, so the city says it may still have to ask for more. depending on how much funding it receivers from the state and federal government.
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new firefighters could see their salaries slashed up to 10%. the city is trying to save money to form a new fire department in october. delay news reports salaries of new firefighters would average just under $83,000. the city council takes up the proposal on monday. it does allow firefighters to receive overtime while sleeping on their shifts. after months of controversy, the outside of a pizza place in san rafael will be changed. the owner of pizza has a agreed to change the restaurant's bright yellow and green paint job. in january city planners complained about the colors and said the restaurant should fit in with the rest of the downtown. the owner says the paint reflects his brazilian heritage. if you think parking is expensive in san francisco, try living in new york. midtown manhattan has the highest parking rates in the nation, according to a survey bircolliers international. the medium monthly rate at an underground parking garage
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there is $541. san francisco ranks fourth at $375 a month. the national average is just over $155. but the high prices in the u.s. are nothing compared to london. collier says london has the most expensive parking in the world at an average of $1084 a month. senator. good morning to you! a live look at oakland here, where we are shrouded by fog outside our door this morning. widespread fog around the bay area. we have a cooling trend underway. some of us in the inland areas might be shouting hurray on the coast not so much bus it will be a little chilly. just very widespread, little pockets of sunshine here right around the san rafael this morning. sfo mostly sunny skies, wind out there, very breezy at the fairfield airport. the rest of us dealing with just light wind. it will pick up in the afternoon and we're expecting the sea breeze from 10 to 20 miles per hour which could be chilly on the coast and where
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we are seeing just more of a widespread clear sky from martinez, concord, clayton, pittsburg, mostly sunny skies. danville this morning, southwesterly breeze to 15 miles per hour. livermore, pleasanton area reporting mostly sunny to partly sunny. heading out to alameda fair for the afternoon, sitting in the 80s for the afternoon so it will be a nice day in pleasanton. let's check out that fog forecast because it's going to roll back and forth over the next few days. and it could even become a little more deep as we move through the first half of next week. here we are right about 11:00, it pulled become enough but we're still watching it right along the bay, maybe berkeley, richmond area, the edges there of a sausalito and san francisco looks like we may still be with the gray skies in the afternoon, still hugging the coastline so it will be a cool day and maybe a mostly cloudy day. and then here we are, saturday evening and again, it's rolling back in. we have a trough that will set up over the west coast and it's just going to park itself there for the next true days. that's going to equal patchy
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fog, partly cloudy skies for the morning hours, partly cloudy skies for the afternoon, starting today. five to 10 degrees cooler for the inland areas. so again you may be happy about that. widespread 50s outside our door at this hour. a little cooler than yesterday. 60 redwood city. 55 in oakland. and your afternoon highs, well, here we go, looking at widespread upper 70s, even low 80s for the north bay. 78 expected in novato. as well as napa. along the east bay, upper 60s areas like oakland as well as san leandro, and then 80s for the far inland areas. mid-80s and areas around pittsburgh for the afternoon. 78 expected in milpitas today. 79 in san jose. and again the cooler spots will be along the coast. 60 for pacifica. 53 in san francisco. the extended forecast so temperatures rolling back, rolling back all the way into the upper 50s tuesday, wednesday. inland spots mid-70s, how about that? we'll look at your day planner coming up in just a few moments. >> thank you. today people in the tracy
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can safely go rived their own tvs and other electronic devices. the city of tracy is hosting a free e-waste collection event. items collected include tvs, computers, printers, vcrs, batteries and cardboard and styrofoam. appliances will not be accepted. the collection starts at 9 a.m., at the boyd service center. it goes until 1:00 this afternoon. socker is going to be on the big screen in san francisco today. you can watch two of the quarterfinal matches of the women's world cup today in civic center plaza. the city did the same thing last summer for the men's world cup. france and england play at 9:00 this morning. the semifinals will be broadcast on the big screen on wednesday morning. the final match is set for next sunday. there is a new country in the world this morning. plus, britain's royal newlyweds are in california, what is on their busy agenda today. and let's give you another live
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look outside. there is the bridge, the north and south towers fogged in still. traffic moving smoothly in both directions. you're watching mornings on 2.
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a live look there at oakland estuary, dealing with low clouds and fog in morning. burning off to mostly sunny skies. in news of the world, in mexico police are investigating a massive attack in the outskirts every mexico society. the bodies of 10 men and a woman were discovered near a water well jed. the victims were blindfolded, hands tied, and they had been shot with high-powered rifles. authorities did not say if the attack was related to drug violence, but they did say it is similar to tactics used by drug cartels. the nation of south sudan is the world's newest country. the huge celebration was held to celebrity the nation breaking away from sudan. the new flag was raised today in the capitol of juba. south and north sudan battled
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two several wars over more than five decades that left two million people dead. the wars culminated in a 2005 peace deal that led to today's independence declaration. billionaire tycoon rupert murdoch is flying to london today to dress a growing newspaper scandal. he'll shut down the tabloid news of the world tomorrow. british police yesterday arrested a former world employee, the tabloid looked for dirt by hack into the voice mails of celebrities and politicians. this week reports surfaced that the pam paper listened to and deleted voice mails of a missing schoolgirl later found murdered. a miami expressway is back open after a bomb scare. miami police found a silver hearse yesterday afternoon on the street beneath the palmetto expressway. when officers looked inside, they found some sort of weapon, enough for them to bring out the bomb squad. squad later gave the all-clear but enough to rate. some nerves. >> i was scared and a little nervous, trying to get
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everything settled. >> it's the location, the time occurred, the date, everything that makes it a little more precaution we have it take. >> police continue to search for the man who was seen leaving the hearse in the area. a man is behind bars in orange county this morning after police say he tried to grab a gun from a sheriff's deputy's holster at john wayne a port. officials say 31-year-old leonardo alvarez approached him from behind yesterday. that deputy and another deputy patrolling the airport grabbed the gun back during the strug approximately took man into custody not shorts were fired but he faces charges every assault and the removal of a officer's firearm. a nigerian african man or american man rather has been indicted on federal charges of being a stowaway after using an expired boarding pass in someone else's name. he flew virgin american from new york to los angeles last month, discovered by the flute crew. he then tried to fly to atlanta
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another ex periods pass was arrested. he had 10 other boarding passes in his background, none in his name. casey anthony does not want to see it her mother. a florida correctional official says anthony refused to see her mom last night in jail. this comes just days after a jury cleared her on charges she murdered her daughter kali throw years ago. cindy anthony testified for the prosecution and the defense during her daughter's trial. casey anthony is said to be released from jail on july 17th. and while casey anthony has avoided the most serious charges in her criminal trial, she till has a civil trial to deal with. she said her nanny kidnapped caylee. we now know anthony never had a nanny. but there is a woman by that name and now casey anthony is facing a defamation lawsuit. >> ever since she accused me of being the nanny, i lost my job, lost a place i was living at,
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didn't want me there because they thought i was a kidnapper. >> her attorney says casey stumbled upon thinks client's name at an apartment complex they both visited. an investigation underway at an upstate new york state amusement park after a war veteran died on a roller coaster. officials say 29-year-old james hackmerry fell to his death yesterday after getting eject from the roller coaster. he was visiting that park with his family just four months after getting released from walter reed medical center. he lost both of his legs and his hip after an explosion in baghdad in 2008. and authorities say a physical issue with him may have led to that accident. six months have passed since the tucson rampage that left six people ted dead and 13 others wounded. to mark the occasion a group gathered for a brief ceremony yesterday to remember the lives lost outside the store.
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the group also raised a giant american flag recover from ground zero. jarrod loughner has been charged in the deadly rampage. he has pleaded not guilty. growing tension in montana after that oil spill in the yellow river. the state has opened its open command post after complaints exxon-mobil and the environmental protection agency are restricting public access at their command post. a pipeline ruptured a week action, dumping 42,000 gallons of crude oil into the yellowstone river. they're now giving the company two months to clean. the mess. prince william and his wife are waking up in california this morning. the royal couple arrived yesterday afternoon at the los angeles international airport. governor brown, his wife and los angeles mayor villaraigosa welcomed the couple. later in the evening they attend a reception at the british consul general's home. that that's where the prince
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had a chat with soccer star david beckham. prince is expected to play polo today. >> he played with a lot of best players in the world so he would have been able to learn from them and of course his father coaching him. >> tonight's agenda calls for the royal couple to attend a celebrity film event in los angeles. hikers stranded in the tahoe national forest are rescued by a helicopter and they caught it all on tape. the reason they say they posted that online. >> following a week of heat our temperatures are go about to go below normal coming up
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a pair of hikers strand indeed the tahoe national forest are owing their survival to the rescue team that pulled them to safety. daniel stone and katie eckert blame equipment failure for trapping them in the wilderness but took a cell phone and were able to call for help. they have now posted their rescue on youtube in hopes of saving the chopper unit from state budget cuts. and new in morning, a former super bowl mvp has been arrested on dui charges. georgia authorities fueled over pittsburgh steelers wide receiver hines ward just outside atlanta at 3:41 a.m. ward seen here catching a touchdown bass in super bowl xlv, he was booked into the county jail on suspicion of
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drunk driving and later released on a $1300 bond. the 35-year-old has won two super bowls. authorities at a texas prison have launched an investigation after two inmates escaped. are you looking at surveillance video from last month which shows the prisoners using the phone with her heads down at the walker county jail in houston. officials say they were waiting for a staged fight to happen so the guard would open the door to that secured area. the men ran into the booking area and you can see it them punching and kick the guards. one inmate got away when he ran out and jumped into a waiting car. he was caught three days later. a new mother has proved everything is bigger in texas. the woman has just given birth to a 16-pound baby boy. the newborn is 24 inches tall, with a 17" chest. he also came into the world with a head full of hair. this is mom janet's fourth
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child. she is now in the hospital recuperating from the caesarean. the search is underway for the next "american idol." auditions were held yesterday in san diego. that is the only california stop this year. around 10,000 people packed petco park in the hopes of auditioning for the judges. there are four more auditions stops, in pittsburgh, pennsylvania, charleston, south carolina, denver, and houston. maybe we should get you out there! >> no. >> how about you, rosemary? >> i'll take a passion on that. giving you look at your saturday, we're finally going to be cooling off in some areas, inland spots going to be a little more comfortable. we'll be in the 50s and low 60s, lunchtime numbers going to be a cool day. along pacifica 60 degrees expected, mid up toker 70s for inland areas so nice hour to be outdoors maybe for lunch and then at had in the afternoon,
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60s along the coast, mid-80s inland. and there's a peek at what you can expect for your area today. widespread upper 70s and 80s inland. 60s and 70s for the bay area. and low 60s for the coast. and we've been talking about this cooldown for some time now, but take a look at these temperatures, falling back into the upper 50s on the coastline by tuesday, wednesday. and mid-70s for the inland spots. these are temperatures we at this pointically get in may rather than july. >> seems like the heat is coming in waves. >> you're right. going to feel pretty good! >> thank you. that's mornings on 2. thank you for joining us. don't forget our coverage always continues online at ktvu.com. have a great saturday, everyone!
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